A Booze Playlist: The 20 Best Drinking Songs

05/08/2013 10:00 AM |

Gin House Blues—Nina Simone

“Stay away from me/ Cause i’m in my sin/ If this joint is raided/ Somebody get me my gin”

40 oz to Freedom—Sublime

“But life is one big question when your starin at the clock/ And the answers always waiting at the liquor store, 40 oz to Freedom,/ So I’ll take that walk.”

What Good Can Drinking Do—Janis Joplin

“There’s a glass on the table, they say it’s gonna ease all my pain,/ And there’s a glass on the table, they say it’s gonna ease all my pain/ But I drink it down, an’ the next day I feel the same”

Piazza, New York Catcher—Belle & Sebastian

“Elope with me, Miss Private, and we’ll drink ourselves awake”

I Want You—Bob Dylan

“And I wait for them to interrupt/ Me drinkin’ from my broken cup/ And ask me to/ Open up the gate for you/ I want you, I want you/ I want you so bad/ Honey, I want you”

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